The mug shot of the suspect identified as Joseph James DeAngelo. Photo: EPA

The ‘Golden State Killer’ evaded arrest for more than 40 years but DNA testing led to a breakthrough

Joseph DeAngelo, a former police officer, has been accused of terrorising suburban neighbourhoods in a spate of brutal rapes and slayings in the 1970s and ‘80s before leaving a cold trail that baffled investigators for decades

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The mug shot of the suspect identified as Joseph James DeAngelo. Photo: EPA
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